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The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River (Hardcover)

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

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ISBN 10: 0813167035 / ISBN 13: 9780813167039
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Hardcover. Flowing from its source in northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River borders or passes through ten different states and serves as one of the most importa.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 388 pages. 0.680. N° de ref. de la librería 9780813167039

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Título: The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union ...

Año de publicación: 2016

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:New

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-This is a good account of the war on the western waters for the novice, which may be read with profit by the more serious student of the Civil War or riverine operations.- -- NYMAS Review - The Civil War on the Mississippi is a well written, logically organized and clear account of the naval war on the Mississippi. Its coverage is thorough, and its research is impressive.- -- Civil War Book Review -Her extensive use of the writings of officers and sailors adds vivid detail to her descriptions of combat. [T]his well-written, fast-paced narrative belongs on your bookshelf, even if you think you have read the last word about this innovative naval force.- -- Civil War News -The Civil War literature is well known for producing a multitude of overview histories of varying size and quality for its grandest subjects, and even for many smaller events and themes. Among those dealing with the naval war on the Mississippi and its major tributaries, Tomblin's book is especially remarkable for its comprehensive coverage and depth of detail.... [It] also possesses some fresh elements....- -- Civil War Books and Authors -Tomblin has made good use of several diaries and collections of letters by common sailors that provide glimpses and insights into their experiences and actions on the Western rivers that goes beyond anything in the existing literature on the river navy.- -- James M. McPherson, author of The War that Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters -Barbara Brooks Tomblin provides a fascinating and detailed look at everyday life aboard the ships of the Union navy charged with securing control of the Mississippi River.- -- Spencer C. Tucker, author of Blue and Gray Navies: The Civil War Afloat "This is a good account of the war on the western waters for the novice, which may be read with profit by the more serious student of the Civil War or riverine operations." -- NYMAS Review " The Civil War on the Mississippi is a well written, logically organized and clear account of the naval war on the Mississippi. Its coverage is thorough, and its research is impressive." -- Civil War Book Review "Her extensive use of the writings of officers and sailors adds vivid detail to her descriptions of combat. [T]his well-written, fast-paced narrative belongs on your bookshelf, even if you think you have read the last word about this innovative naval force." -- Civil War News "The Civil War literature is well known for producing a multitude of overview histories of varying size and quality for its grandest subjects, and even for many smaller events and themes. Among those dealing with the naval war on the Mississippi and its major tributaries, Tomblin's book is especially remarkable for its comprehensive coverage and depth of detail.... [It] also possesses some fresh elements...." -- Civil War Books and Authors "[...] The Civil War literature is well known for producing a multitude of overview histories of varying size and quality for its grandest subjects, and even for many smaller events and themes. Among those dealing with the naval war on the Mississippi and its major tributaries, Tomblin's book is especially remarkable for its comprehensive coverage and depth of detail. [...] [It] also possesses some fresh elements [....]" -- Civil War Books and Authors "Tomblin has made good use of several diaries and collections of letters by common sailors that provide glimpses and insights into their experiences and actions on the Western rivers that goes beyond anything in the existing literature on the river navy." -- James M. McPherson, author of The War that Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters "Barbara Brooks Tomblin provides a fascinating and detailed look at everyday life aboard the ships of the Union navy charged with securing control of the Mississippi River." -- Spencer C. Tucker, author of Blue and Gray Navies: The Civil War Afloat "Tomblin has made good use of several diaries and collections of letters by common sailors that provide glimpses and insights into their experiences and actions on the Western rivers that goes beyond anything in the existing literature on the river navy." -- James M. McPherson, author of "The War that Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters" "Barbara Brooks Tomblin provides a fascinating and detailed look at everyday life aboard the ships of the Union navy charged with securing control of the Mississippi River." -- Spencer C. Tucker, author of "Blue and Gray Navies: The Civil War Afloat"

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